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9-12
Private
San Bernardino, CA
Students enrolled: 408
Before care: No
After care: No

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2772 Sterling Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92404

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(909) 886-4659
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May 09, 2014
This school is a joke! Do not waste your children's academics and your money on this terrible school. The faculty is a joke, they are incompetent when it comes to organization. The children are terrible in the school and there is nothing but drama in the school. Don't waste your time on this overpriced uneducating school. My daughter left here because the school was so terrible, the kids were so terrible and bullying bad and the faculty was even worse. She then moved to a public school that has very high student academic success scores and was so behind the first few months from Aquinas' lack of education. The school doesn't focus on your kids education, they focus on how much their pocketing from you. It's a joke don't waste your money. I would rate this 0 stars if I could. The parents are also over involved when it comes to their kids and sports. Doing whatever they can to make their kid the sports star.

- submitted by a parent
November 25, 2013
Administration is very slow and incompetent. The secretaries are very rude and easily stressed right when you step in the office. Especially the attendance office. They are very forgetful and irritable.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2013
they're focused on students as a whole person, but more as academic 1st, good citizen 2nd, sports 3rd. I have had other kids in public school & I laugh @ what they call drama or problems here & never mind, everybody cares here & most every kid goes to a real college...

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2011
I attend Aquinas and it is an alright school not the best academic wise, sports wise, or teacher wise. However it is a very close knit community making it very safe for everyone. There are virtually no fights and no bad substances, but a lot of drama between students. If your child does not play sports, does not do a lot of extra curricular activities, or have very good grades then Aquinas might just save them from not attending college. Then Aquinas is for your child. Sadly if your child does excel in most of these areas Aquinas will just weigh them down and limit their potential mostly because of the quality as SOME teachers and their veiws on how school life should be run.

- submitted by a student
May 10, 2010
Aquinas is hands down the best college prep education in San Bernardino. The students expect to go to college, and counseling is geared toward making sure that all the necessary requirements are met. In response to some of the earlier posts, Aquinas offers drama, instrumental music, and art programs. Athletics include football, volleyball, tennis, cross country, basketball, soccer, wrestling, baseball, softball, track & field, and swimming. For a small school, that's a lot. In addition, there are a number of different clubs on campus, from Fishing to the Key Club. I am a proud Aquinas Alumnus and Aquinas parent!

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 10, 2009
wonderful academics, great class size, more than 95% go to college. I went there for high school and it is ten times better now. The only draw back is the worship of the foorball team by falculty and players. The children are focused on college and good grades. All races are respected and the christian enviroment is not intrusive but lends to a community feeling for the students. I have one that had graduated there and two attending and two more to attend.

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
December 29, 2007
The teachers are what immpressed me, they are higly trained and the education is outstanding, classes are small and students are able to recieve individual attention if needed

- submitted by a student
November 05, 2007
This school does an great job of providing an excellent place for developing the whole person and preparing young people for college. The faculty cares about each and every one of those kids. There's plenty of sports opportunities, clubs etc. Responsibility, character and integrity are grown here.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2005
I agree with the other parents review about not being fooled because its a private school. The eduacation is alot better then some of the public schools but it's not the best. For the money that you spend there you don't have alot offered. As you can tell I was not happy with this school that is why my child doesn't go there anymore.

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2005
Excellent college preparatory private school! Most teachers are well expereinced but a few are green and don't last. Much better alternative to the local public schools which fail to challenge or prepare students adequately for college. It would be nice if there were more extracurricular activities offered e.g. band, but the school is small and unable to support all activities you may find at a public school. The major sports are represented at least. Academic counselors may not be equipped as well to identify students who need assistance or need and extra push to get to college. Don't be fooled though just becuasue it is a private catholic school. Many students get into the same trouble as public school kids but are better at hiding it.

- submitted by a former student
no rating August 26, 2003
Exceptional teacher devotion to the students. A small enough school where everyone knows and looks out for everyone else. Student teacher ratio is around 20-1. Unheard of in California. For the last 3 years, all graduates have gone to college. Examples are Georgetown, Duke, Boston University, UCLA, Notre Dame, Berkely. This school has been great for my 2 kids.

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August 22, 2003
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- submitted by a former student
August 19, 2003
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Aquinas High School
2772 Sterling Avenue, San Bernardino, CA  92404
(909) 886-4659
Last modified Aquinas High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
Aquinas High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top